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PE3 - Recreational Activities Groupings

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering-II
Recreational Activities/Groupings:
1. Bricolage
 Also known as DIY (Do-It-Yourself), are some of the terms describing the
building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or
professionals. DIY is defined as behaviors where individuals engage raw and
semi-raw materials and parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material
possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment.
 Examples of Bricolage are:
o Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an
area of land.
o Pottery is the process and the products of forming vessels and other
objects with clay and other ceramic materials, which are fired at high
temperatures to give them a hard, durable form.
2. Games
 Any structured form of play could become a game. Games are played sometimes
purely for recreation, sometimes for achievement or monetary rewards as well.
 Example of Games:
o Board games are traditionally a subset of tabletop games that involve
counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board",
according to a set of rules.
o A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or
knowledge. In a puzzle, the solver is expected to put pieces together in a
logical way, in order to arrive at the correct or fun solution of the puzzle.
3. Outdoor Recreation
 Recreation engaged in out of doors, most commonly in natural settings.
 Examples of Outdoor Recreation:
o Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.
o Backpacking is the outdoor recreation of carrying gear on one's back,
while hiking for more than a day. It is often but not always an extended
4. Performing arts
 Performing arts refers to forms of art in which artists use their voices, bodies or
inanimate objects to convey artistic expression.
 Examples of Performing Arts:
o Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected
sequences of human movement. This movement has aesthetic and
symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and
observers within a particular culture.
o Music is composed and performed for many purposes, ranging from
recreation, religious or ceremonial purposes, or for entertainment.
5. Visual arts
 The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture,
ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, design, crafts, and architecture.
 Examples of Visual Arts:
o Drawing is a form of visual art in which one uses various drawing
instruments to mark paper or another two-dimensional medium.
o Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium
to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support").
6. Service Activities
 Also known as Community service, is unpaid work performed by a person or
group of people for the benefit and betterment of their community without any
form of compensation.
 Example of Service Activities:
o A fun run is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross
country running with participants taking part for their own enjoyment rather
than competition.
o Tree-planting is the process of transplanting tree seedlings, generally for
forestry, land reclamation, or landscaping purpose.
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